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2 years ago

(Feb 27, 2021 08:43)

Unsolved Cosmic Mysteries: 1. How Dark Energy accelerates the universe. 2. How the Universe will end. 3. How Dalmations manage to selectively shed only their white hairs on dark furniture and their dark hairs on light furniture. https://t.co/UlHwIk5yX5

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2 years ago

(Feb 27, 2021 07:00)

I spoke with @NASA Astronaut and @USNavy Commander Victor J. Glover aboard the International Space Station. @AstroVicGlover is making history as the first African American on a long-duration space mission. He is a reminder of what's possible when we dream big and think big. https://t.co/DV9OXyivbD

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2 years ago

(Feb 27, 2021 10:35)

Not your typical tune up 👩‍🚀 TOMORROW, 4:30am ET — @NASA_Astronauts Kate Rubins & @AstroVicGlover will begin a 6.5-hour spacewalk to continue upgrades on the @Space_Station. Watch the mission in action at: https://t.co/mzKW5uV4hS https://t.co/35KQUM4HHj

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2 years ago

(Feb 27, 2021 06:58)

NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover will exit the station on Sunday around 6 a.m. EST for the third spacewalk of the year. NASA TV (link in profile) begins its live coverage at 4:30 a.m. Rubins is pictured during a spacewalk in August of 2016 when she was an Expedition 48 flight engineer. #nasa #astronaut #walk #spacewalk #suit #spacesuit #solar #international #space #station

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2 years ago

(Feb 27, 2021 03:10)

After traveling several billion miles toward the Sun, a wayward young comet-like object orbiting among the giant planets has found a temporary parking place along the way. The object has settled near a family of captured ancient asteroids, called Trojans, that are orbiting the Sun alongside Jupiter. This is the first time a comet-like object has been spotted near the Trojan population. NASAHubble observations reveal the vagabond is showing signs of transitioning from a frigid asteroid-like body to an active comet, sprouting a long tail, outgassing jets of material, and enshrouding itself in a coma of dust and gas. Read more at the link in our bio. Credits: NASA, ESA, and B. Bolin (Caltech)

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2 years ago

(Feb 27, 2021 03:33)

Harvard Observatory “Computers,” like Henrietta Swan Leavitt and Annie Jump Cannon, made the first all-sky catalog. Now, thousands of volunteers are digitizing their notebooks and observing logs, turning these old astronomical observations into something usable for researchers today.

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2 years ago

(Feb 27, 2021 12:47)

More exoplanets. Pencil on watercolor

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